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Netanyahu lectures Obama in Oval Office
Yahoo ^ | 5/20/11 | Stephen Collinson - AFP

Posted on 05/20/2011 7:56:55 PM PDT by NormsRevenge

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu lectured President Barack Obama in his own office, warning him not to chase "illusions" of Middle East peace and opening a deep rift in US-Israel ties.

In a dramatic Oval Office appearance on Friday, after 90 minutes of talks, Prime Minister Netanyahu emphatically vowed Israel would never return to its 1967 borders and laid down a set of non-negotiable conditions for peace talks.

The exchange, which left hopes for Obama's peace drive more remote than ever, came a day after the US president called on Israel to accept a return to territorial lines in place before the 1967 Arab-Israeli war, with mutual land swaps with Palestinians .. .

But Netanyahu seized on the notion that he was being asked to return solely to Israel's 1967 footprint, which he said was nine miles wide in places and half the size of the "Beltway" highway surrounding Washington.

"While Israel is prepared to make generous compromises for peace, it cannot go back to the 1967 lines -- because these lines are indefensible," Netanyahu said, looking Obama squarely in the eye.

Israelis argue that returning to the former border configuration would leave Israeli population centers vulnerable and mean uprooting hundreds of thousands of settlers from homes in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

Netanyahu did not however mention the second part of Obama's stipulation -- namely that land swaps between Israel and the Palestinians, would change those 1967 lines to ensure two secure, contiguous states.

The White House insisted that it had never said that Israel should return to a narrow definition of its 1967 territorial lines.

Asked whether Netanyahu was willfully misinterpreting Obama's remarks, White House spokesman Jay Carney said such an observation was "interesting."

Privately, White House officials appeared infuriated by Netanyahu's combative approach, ..

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Government; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: antisemitic; coward; israel; lectures; netanyahu; obama; ovaloffice; punkprez; wot
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1 posted on 05/20/2011 7:56:57 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets with US President Barack Obama at the White House. He bluntly told Obama that Israel would never go back to "indefensible" 1967 borders to make peace with the Palestinians. (AFP/Jim Watson)


2 posted on 05/20/2011 7:58:58 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, May 20, 2011. REUTERS/Jim Young


3 posted on 05/20/2011 8:01:22 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

The leader took on the punk.


4 posted on 05/20/2011 8:01:22 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: NormsRevenge

Combative, arrogant conversations with adults is clearly not OBozo’s strong suit...


5 posted on 05/20/2011 8:01:28 PM PDT by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: NormsRevenge
The White House insisted that it had never said that Israel should return to a narrow definition of its 1967 territorial lines.

That's just stupid. Its like me saying its 2100 hours here, but I didn't say its dark.

6 posted on 05/20/2011 8:02:01 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: NormsRevenge

Odumbo deserved it. Why would a former Mossad operative take sh*t from a 3rd-class “community organizer”?


7 posted on 05/20/2011 8:03:31 PM PDT by max americana (.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Israeli leader Benjamin Netanyahu lectured President Barack Obama in his own office, warning him not to chase "illusions" of Middle East peace and opening a deep rift in US-Israel ties.

Notice who gets fingered for opening the rift.

8 posted on 05/20/2011 8:03:36 PM PDT by twhitak
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To: NormsRevenge
Asked whether Netanyahu was willfully misinterpreting Obama's remarks, White House spokesman Jay Carney said such an observation was "interesting."

Ah, the new Obama sycophant talking point --- "Netanyahu deliberately misrepresented the President's remarks. Obama never said that Israel would have to retreat to the pre-'67 borders."

But he did. And we all saw the tape (or read the transcript). The "Obama was misrepresented" card isn't going to work.

9 posted on 05/20/2011 8:03:58 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: NormsRevenge

What a difference in their faces. PM Netanyahu has a kind face, while Obama looks like he’s stoned.


10 posted on 05/20/2011 8:04:48 PM PDT by doesnt suffer fools gladly (Liberals lie.)
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To: NormsRevenge

This is not the look of love...


11 posted on 05/20/2011 8:06:02 PM PDT by sissyjane (Did you plug the hole yet Daddy????)
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To: max americana
Let's switch leaders with Israel. The Israel can trade the Obama draft pick back to Italy for a box of wine.
12 posted on 05/20/2011 8:07:04 PM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (2008 was about words; 2012 will be about numbers)
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To: NormsRevenge
Privately, White House officials appeared infuriated by Netanyahu's combative approach, ..

Let me understand this? The group that asked the other group to commit suicide is infuriated that their idea was rejected? BHO and his clowns do not have a friggin clue........

13 posted on 05/20/2011 8:08:36 PM PDT by eeriegeno (<p>)
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To: NormsRevenge
Obummer finding that it's much easier to criticize (as he mercilessly did Bush)than to achieve anything. I can't help but entertain a bit of schadenfreude at the anointed one’s well-deserved discomfort.
14 posted on 05/20/2011 8:08:50 PM PDT by luvbach1 (checked your profile)
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To: NormsRevenge

Every single day that fool occupies the oval office, this country and her allies remain in grave danger. All of Western Civilization, in fact.


15 posted on 05/20/2011 8:11:14 PM PDT by hershey
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To: eeriegeno
BHO and his clowns do not have a friggin clue........

Actually, they do. They know precisely what they're asking for. But Unintended Consequences is what they're going to get.

16 posted on 05/20/2011 8:13:59 PM PDT by Noumenon ("One man with courage is a majority." - Thomas Jefferson)
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To: NormsRevenge

Obama had his a$$ handed to him and he doesn’t like it.


17 posted on 05/20/2011 8:16:54 PM PDT by Mariner (War Criminal #18)
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To: NormsRevenge

“Privately, White House officials appeared infuriated by Netanyahu’s combative approach...”

More than likely, they were wetting their pants in fear.


18 posted on 05/20/2011 8:17:39 PM PDT by miele man
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To: NormsRevenge
PICTURE FROM POST #3

It came immediately to mind...maybe it was the great bottle of Cabernet in the rarefied air of South Lake Tahoe

“The Punk Meets The Godfather”

From the “The Who” LP Quadropehenia, 1973

19 posted on 05/20/2011 8:19:31 PM PDT by DAC21
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To: Mr. Mojo
Asked whether Netanyahu was willfully misinterpreting Obama's remarks, White House spokesman Jay Carney said such an observation was "interesting."

Did a member of the MSM just suggest a Clintonian way for the White House to deal with this spanking?

20 posted on 05/20/2011 8:19:51 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Just once I'd like someone to call me 'Sir' without adding 'You're making a scene.' - Homer Simpson)
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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington May 20, 2011. Obama's call for Israel to give Palestinians territory it has occupied since 1967 stunned Netanyahu and pushed the leaders' thawing relationship back into the freezer. REUTERS/Jim Young


21 posted on 05/20/2011 8:21:16 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: miele man
“Privately, White House officials appeared infuriated by Netanyahu’s combative approach...”

Amazingly, Obama is going to actually try the "He started it" defense.

These people are children. Stupid children. We saw the speech -- we know who started the fight.

22 posted on 05/20/2011 8:23:01 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The USSR spent itself into bankruptcy and collapsed -- and aren't we on the same path now?)
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now BiBi.. uhhh you know

I meant pre-1967 in dog years..


23 posted on 05/20/2011 8:23:20 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: NormsRevenge

Great pic says everything.


24 posted on 05/20/2011 8:25:03 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: NormsRevenge
Netanyahu cleaned his clock. King Obama looked like the fool he is. This is just the beginning of our King getting his as@ kicked. The GOP should have seen now that this child cannot take a punch and is time to raise hell.
25 posted on 05/20/2011 8:25:57 PM PDT by Logical me
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Send in the HildaBeast!

US President Barack Obama (R) hugs Secretary of State Hillary Cinton prior to a speech on the events in the Middle East and North Africa at the State Department in Washington, DC. Obama declared Thursday that the borders of Israel and a Palestinian state must be based on 1967 lines, likely setting up a new clash with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. (AFP/Jim Watson)


26 posted on 05/20/2011 8:26:10 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard .. Obama: Epic Fail or Bust!!!)
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To: max americana

Samantha Powers is the Soros Prop who cooked up this
1967 give away scam !

LOOK UP this evil America hating creature and his husband .


27 posted on 05/20/2011 8:28:19 PM PDT by ncalburt (NO MORE WIMPS need to apply to fight the Soros Funded Puppet !)
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To: Logical me

I would guess and say this turned into a lecture....and at the conclusion, Obama had a four-star headache. He won’t ever talk about the Mideast ever changing again, and that’s probably the last Middle East speech of his administration. There’s only three worldly leaders that will counter the President with a five-star performance: Netanyahu, the Chinese Premier, and Putin. It’s best to limit them to fifteen minutes with the President because that’s likely all he can take.


28 posted on 05/20/2011 8:32:01 PM PDT by pepsionice
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To: NormsRevenge
Which leader would you trust in matters of national defense?


29 posted on 05/20/2011 8:33:03 PM PDT by FreedomPoster (Islam delenda est)
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To: NormsRevenge

Time to show this Jew hating racist the door!

Pray for America


30 posted on 05/20/2011 8:35:02 PM PDT by bray (Sarah is a Pa-lin the commie libs arse.)
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To: NormsRevenge
Stunning view of a real statesman try to teach a snot-nose narcissistic punk how to set a stage for a negotiation process ... Folks, watch Bibi school the Kenyan Klown bassturd. Six minutes of pure and utter control by the Prime Minister of Israel while the man-child watches cluelessly!
31 posted on 05/20/2011 8:35:35 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Some, believing they can't be deceived, it's nigh impossible to convince them when they're deceived.)
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To: Mr. Mojo

Next we will hear Netanyahu is racist for going against the little boy.


32 posted on 05/20/2011 8:39:06 PM PDT by presently no screen name
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To: FreedomPoster

Bump.


33 posted on 05/20/2011 8:40:48 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (F U B O ! ! !)
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To: NormsRevenge

There is a better one that I like that has Netanyahu looking straight ahead and Obie more like his head and neck have been ripped from his body and haphazardly glued back on.


34 posted on 05/20/2011 8:41:09 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Put Obie in a dress and call him "The Last Queen of Scotland".)
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To: NormsRevenge

Wow!
She’s twice as wide as that skinny imposter punk.


35 posted on 05/20/2011 8:41:38 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: sissyjane
This is not the look of love...

This sort of dead fish look is the sort of look a mafia boss gives to someone who has dissed him and whom he intends to off. I've seen it in the movies.

36 posted on 05/20/2011 8:46:49 PM PDT by BusterBear
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To: NormsRevenge

HAAAAAAAAAA!

ROTFLMAO!! Now that’s funny...I don’t care who you are! 8^)


37 posted on 05/20/2011 8:50:30 PM PDT by Artcore
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To: NormsRevenge

I heard Netanyahu’s remarks on the Mark Levin show. He is an impressive speaker, unlike our buffoon of a POTUS. Netanyahu spoke in strong measured tones, and left no doubt where he stood, while our boy king sounded and looked like a pouting college kid who just got trounced in debate class. Bibi Netanyahu will NEVER agree to such demands that would put his people and his country in slavery and death. I wish we had such a man as President. And every fellow American Jew I meet who still supports Obama will know my contempt.


38 posted on 05/20/2011 8:58:11 PM PDT by ariamne (Proud shieldmaiden of the infidel--never forget, never forgive 9/11)
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To: NormsRevenge
Privately, White House officials appeared infuriated by Netanyahu's combative approach, ..

They were probably shocked and infuriated at the notion of Jews resisting annihilation. In the eyes of this crew, Jews are supposed to be meek and subservient.

39 posted on 05/20/2011 9:02:25 PM PDT by BusterBear
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To: FreedomPoster

Wow


40 posted on 05/20/2011 9:08:26 PM PDT by GlockThe Vote (F U B O ! ! !)
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To: ariamne

and he never once looked at a teleprompter or said “uh”.


41 posted on 05/20/2011 9:10:40 PM PDT by miele man
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To: BusterBear
"Sometimes that shark he looks right into ya. Right into your eyes. And, you know, the thing about a shark... he's got lifeless eyes. Black eyes. Like a doll's eyes. When he comes at ya, doesn't seem to be living... until he bites ya..."
Jaws, 1975


42 posted on 05/20/2011 9:17:10 PM PDT by Deo volente (God willing, America will survive this Obamination.)
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To: FreedomPoster
Since the Natural Born Citizen thing doesn't seem to be an issue with most of the people in this Country, I Vote Bibi.

Netanyahu / West 2012...

43 posted on 05/20/2011 9:19:11 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now...)
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To: Deo volente
In this case, it's Man bites Shark. Film at eleven.
44 posted on 05/20/2011 9:22:29 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (If Sarah Palin was President, you would have a job by now...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

It was a teachable moment for Barry.


45 posted on 05/20/2011 9:26:39 PM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: All; NormsRevenge
The White House insisted that it had never said that Israel should return to a narrow definition of its 1967 territorial lines.

So we didn't hear what we really heard, WH? Seriously, these people are just P.O.'d it makes Obama look bad. Netanyahu messed with the optics! Damage control afoot. Imagine if this happened under W! Democrats would be cheering the foreign leader.

How does Palestine have a "contiguous" territory including the West Bank, Golan Heights and Gaza Strip without bisecting Israel?

46 posted on 05/20/2011 9:27:32 PM PDT by newzjunkey (Face it: Obama will be president until Fri., Jan. 20, 2017.)
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To: FreedomPoster

I only see one leader in that picture.


47 posted on 05/20/2011 9:33:11 PM PDT by susannah59
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To: doesnt suffer fools gladly

You, you took the words right out of my mouth.
Amazing the difference in the tone and mannerisms of the 2 men.
Would love to see what that body language expert on BOR has to say about Obummer


48 posted on 05/20/2011 9:35:06 PM PDT by mel (o fFR monthly...Do You?????)
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To: kingattax

Bibi should have brought the keyboard, if you know what I mean.


49 posted on 05/20/2011 9:38:21 PM PDT by taraytarah
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To: Deo volente
0bummer was trying to get the guts to flip up his middle finger but was scared shitless that BiBi would cold cock him if he did.
50 posted on 05/20/2011 9:39:22 PM PDT by shove_it (just undo it)
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